The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 815 919 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.22% 22.50% 25.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.45% 63.20% 61.41%
Number of salaries quoted 699 815 900
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1371 1454 1555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 34.01% 35.59% 40.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1171 1297 1385
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +3 49 £37,500 - 7
Stockport -3 49 £38,750 +13.97% 9
Altrincham +2 26 £36,250 +3.57% 7
Rochdale 0 22 £41,500 +18.57% 2
Wigan +1 21 £40,000 +28.00% 6
Cheadle +1 14 - -
Salford -3 12 £38,750 +64.89% 6
Bury -10 5 £27,000 -32.50% 2
Oldham -2 3 £28,500 -27.38% 1
Sale -2 1 £42,500 +6.25% 2
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 1139 (63.88%) .NET
2 1074 (60.24%) C#
3 880 (49.36%) SQL
4 852 (47.78%) ASP.NET
5 539 (30.23%) MVC
6 493 (27.65%) JavaScript
7 491 (27.54%) Microsoft
8 454 (25.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 447 (25.07%) HTML
10 413 (23.16%) Windows
11 387 (21.70%) WCF
12 370 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 368 (20.64%) CSS
14 362 (20.30%) T-SQL
14 362 (20.30%) TDD
15 312 (17.50%) Finance
16 305 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
17 302 (16.94%) .NET Framework
18 292 (16.38%) VB.NET
19 290 (16.26%) MS Excel
20 288 (16.15%) Web Services
21 274 (15.37%) XML
22 272 (15.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 271 (15.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 268 (15.03%) jQuery
25 245 (13.74%) Scrum
26 235 (13.18%) SQL Server 2005
27 233 (13.07%) Degree
28 225 (12.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
29 218 (12.23%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 128 (7.18%) SharePoint
2 105 (5.89%) IIS
3 77 (4.32%) CMS
4 68 (3.81%) MS Exchange
5 41 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 39 (2.19%) Node.js
7 31 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 30 (1.68%) Umbraco
8 30 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
9 29 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 25 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 23 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
12 22 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
13 17 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
14 13 (0.73%) WordPress
15 12 (0.67%) Tomcat
15 12 (0.67%) WebLogic
16 9 (0.50%) SAS
17 8 (0.45%) WebSphere
17 8 (0.45%) Lync
Applications
1 290 (16.26%) MS Excel
2 35 (1.96%) MS Office
3 33 (1.85%) Photoshop
4 17 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (0.73%) SPSS
6 8 (0.45%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.28%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.28%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 15 (0.84%) Magento
4 13 (0.73%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.056%) Agresso
7 1 (0.056%) SiteCatalyst
7 1 (0.056%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.056%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.056%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.95%) Office 365
4 16 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (0.90%) SaaS
5 5 (0.28%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.28%) PaaS
6 4 (0.22%) IaaS
6 4 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.056%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.056%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.97%) Internet
2 46 (2.58%) SAN
3 45 (2.52%) Firewall
4 28 (1.57%) WAN
4 28 (1.57%) TCP/IP
5 27 (1.51%) HTTP
6 26 (1.46%) LAN
7 21 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
8 20 (1.12%) DNS
9 19 (1.07%) Intranet
10 17 (0.95%) NAS
11 11 (0.62%) SMTP
12 10 (0.56%) RFID
13 7 (0.39%) iSCSI
14 6 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (0.34%) VPN
15 5 (0.28%) DHCP
15 5 (0.28%) Wireless
15 5 (0.28%) Extranet
16 4 (0.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 454 (25.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 272 (15.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 271 (15.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 235 (13.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 218 (12.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 107 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 105 (5.89%) Data Warehouse
8 93 (5.22%) MySQL
9 85 (4.77%) Relational Database
10 44 (2.47%) Oracle Database
11 39 (2.19%) RDBMS
12 33 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
13 30 (1.68%) DB2
14 28 (1.57%) OLAP
15 27 (1.51%) QlikView
16 26 (1.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 20 (1.12%) MongoDB
18 18 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
19 17 (0.95%) NoSQL
20 16 (0.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 126 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 115 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 80 (4.49%) NUnit
4 43 (2.41%) Moq
5 35 (1.96%) Selenium
6 34 (1.91%) Subversion
7 31 (1.74%) SpecFlow
8 28 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 27 (1.51%) Git (software)
10 13 (0.73%) Mercurial
11 12 (0.67%) TeamCity
11 12 (0.67%) ReSharper
11 12 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (0.62%) JMeter
12 11 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
12 11 (0.62%) Jenkins
13 10 (0.56%) MSTest
13 10 (0.56%) Eclipse
14 9 (0.50%) JIRA
15 8 (0.45%) JUnit
General
1 312 (17.50%) Finance
2 93 (5.22%) Marketing
3 52 (2.92%) Retail
4 45 (2.52%) Games
5 36 (2.02%) Legal
6 32 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 28 (1.57%) Banking
8 24 (1.35%) Advertising
9 14 (0.79%) Law
10 13 (0.73%) Billing
11 8 (0.45%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.39%) Electronics
12 7 (0.39%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.34%) Automotive
14 5 (0.28%) Military
14 5 (0.28%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.11%) Back Office
16 2 (0.11%) Multimedia
17 1 (0.056%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1123 (62.98%) Developer
2 513 (28.77%) .NET Developer
3 407 (22.83%) C# Developer
4 275 (15.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 245 (13.74%) Analyst
6 241 (13.52%) Senior Developer
7 192 (10.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 175 (9.81%) Software Developer
9 153 (8.58%) ASP.NET Developer
10 136 (7.63%) Web Developer
11 96 (5.38%) Senior C# Developer
12 77 (4.32%) C# Software Developer
13 75 (4.21%) Consultant
14 73 (4.09%) Team Leader
14 73 (4.09%) SQL Developer
15 72 (4.04%) .NET Software Developer
16 65 (3.65%) Senior .NET Developer
17 58 (3.25%) DBA
18 56 (3.14%) Architect
19 54 (3.03%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1139 (63.88%) .NET
2 852 (47.78%) ASP.NET
3 447 (25.07%) HTML
4 387 (21.70%) WCF
5 370 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 368 (20.64%) CSS
7 302 (16.94%) .NET Framework
8 288 (16.15%) Web Services
9 274 (15.37%) XML
10 268 (15.03%) jQuery
11 225 (12.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 174 (9.76%) LINQ
13 135 (7.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 126 (7.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 116 (6.51%) Ajax
16 114 (6.39%) HTML5
17 102 (5.72%) WPF
18 92 (5.16%) WinForms
19 90 (5.05%) XSLT
20 74 (4.15%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 100 (5.61%) Computer Science
2 67 (3.76%) N-Tier
3 42 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
4 41 (2.30%) Mobile App
5 38 (2.13%) Social Media
6 35 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 33 (1.85%) iPhone
8 31 (1.74%) Mathematics
9 30 (1.68%) Client/Server
10 26 (1.46%) Replication
11 25 (1.40%) Clustering
12 24 (1.35%) Physics
13 22 (1.23%) NHS
14 16 (0.90%) Open Source
15 14 (0.79%) Data Extraction
16 13 (0.73%) Statistics
17 11 (0.62%) Data Conversion
18 10 (0.56%) Online Banking
18 10 (0.56%) W3C
19 9 (0.50%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 413 (23.16%) Windows
2 98 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 95 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (2.86%) Linux
5 41 (2.30%) Android
6 34 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (1.79%) UNIX
8 23 (1.29%) Windows 7
9 22 (1.23%) Windows 8
9 22 (1.23%) Windows XP
10 12 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.45%) Windows Vista
12 6 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.34%) Solaris
12 6 (0.34%) AIX
13 4 (0.22%) HPUX
14 3 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.17%) Windows CE
15 2 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (30.23%) MVC
2 362 (20.30%) TDD
3 305 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
4 245 (13.74%) Scrum
5 218 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
6 209 (11.72%) OO
7 163 (9.14%) Project Management
8 147 (8.24%) E-Commerce
8 147 (8.24%) Web Development
9 119 (6.67%) Software Engineering
10 96 (5.38%) OOD
11 87 (4.88%) Unit Testing
12 85 (4.77%) Web Application Development
13 81 (4.54%) ITIL
14 76 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
15 70 (3.93%) UML
15 70 (3.93%) SOA
16 66 (3.70%) Business Analysis
17 65 (3.65%) BDD
18 63 (3.53%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1074 (60.24%) C#
2 880 (49.36%) SQL
3 493 (27.65%) JavaScript
4 362 (20.30%) T-SQL
5 292 (16.38%) VB.NET
6 83 (4.66%) Java
7 56 (3.14%) PHP
8 48 (2.69%) VBA
9 43 (2.41%) VB
10 34 (1.91%) PL/SQL
11 21 (1.18%) VBScript
12 17 (0.95%) PowerShell
13 16 (0.90%) C
14 15 (0.84%) XQuery
15 12 (0.67%) TypeScript
16 11 (0.62%) C++
17 9 (0.50%) Ruby
17 9 (0.50%) Python
18 8 (0.45%) Shell Script
19 6 (0.34%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 233 (13.07%) Degree
2 81 (4.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (2.58%) MCTS
4 45 (2.52%) MCP
5 29 (1.63%) MCSD
6 27 (1.51%) MCAD
7 20 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (0.84%) MCSE
8 15 (0.84%) CCNA
9 13 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (0.67%) NCDA
11 11 (0.62%) ISEB
12 10 (0.56%) MCITP
13 9 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (0.45%) Security Cleared
15 6 (0.34%) ISTQB
16 5 (0.28%) CCNP
17 4 (0.22%) ACCA
17 4 (0.22%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.18%) SLA
2 19 (1.07%) QA
2 19 (1.07%) WAI
3 6 (0.34%) BS7799
3 6 (0.34%) ISO 9000
4 5 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 75 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 65 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 35 (1.96%) vSphere
5 7 (0.39%) Terminal Services
5 7 (0.39%) XenApp
5 7 (0.39%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (0.34%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.22%) vCloud
8 3 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.17%) LiteSpeed
8 3 (0.17%) XenServer
8 3 (0.17%) UAG
8 3 (0.17%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.11%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.11%) KVM
9 2 (0.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 21 (1.18%) SCCM
1 21 (1.18%) SCOM
2 9 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.45%) OpenView
4 6 (0.34%) Puppet
4 6 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.28%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.22%) OpenNMS
6 4 (0.22%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.17%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.17%) MOM
7 3 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.11%) WSUS
8 2 (0.11%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (0.11%) Nagios
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 491 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 166 (9.31%) Oracle
3 87 (4.88%) VMware
4 51 (2.86%) Google
5 34 (1.91%) Sybase
6 31 (1.74%) Citrix
7 29 (1.63%) NetApp
8 27 (1.51%) HP
9 25 (1.40%) SAP
10 24 (1.35%) IBM
11 22 (1.23%) Cisco
12 20 (1.12%) Sitecore
13 19 (1.07%) Adobe
14 17 (0.95%) Cognos
15 15 (0.84%) Business Objects
16 13 (0.73%) Tableau
17 10 (0.56%) Zend
17 10 (0.56%) LexisNexis
18 9 (0.50%) Teradata
19 8 (0.45%) SYSPRO
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Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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